Flashcards in Forgetting Deck (8)
Memory becomes a eroded because we have not used it for a while.
Items are pushed out of memory by other items; applies only to short-term memory and sensory memory, not long-term memory.
Higher likelihood of remembering earlier rather than later information.
Higher likelihood of remembering information presented at the end of a task.
Reconstructive nature of memory
Remembering by combining elements of experience with existing knowledge; often through use of schemas, organize knowledge structures stored in memory that are used to guide comprehension and memory.
Interference in long-term memory
Can occur via proactive interference, early learning disrupt later learning, or retroactive interference, later learning disrupts earlier learning.
Patient cannot form new memories after brain injury.